Tks for letting me know more. Works great on my Fire So great to have proper Youtube, Chrome and Gmail on my Kindle. Great tutorial. Managed to get the playstore installed and I signed in. Tried to download an app and it just says download pending! Tried restarting and trying different apps but nothing works. Anyone else have any other suggestions?
Just got my Amazon Fire 7. I cannot find the version 5. I am also having this issue. Great job. Toggle navigation The Polyglot Developer. I still think something is out of date with one of the four apks involved. I suggest checkibg out XDA about restoring stock firmware.
Hi, I successfully installed Google play etc and managed to install a few apps. However, I cant get 1 of the games to run. It installs ok but will not run past the initial splash screen. For info. If the Amazon version is left on my Fire, Google does not seem to know it is there.
It lists all my apps on device, except SWC. I can even load both versions, but standard android version wont work. Any suggestions to fix this? My OS is 6. Is there an update for Google Play Store? Just got an 8 and ran into the same issue.
Dec 4, If you use a Mac or Linux computer, you are just a few steps away from 7. When the You can now transfer files from your computer to Kindle. Nov 6, Rooting the Fire HD 7 can be kind of tricky depending on your current In this guide, I will be using a Mac, but the same commands will work.
Did you figure out how to get the Play Store app to work? No, Fortnite required the min configuration of: OS 64 bit Android, 5. Please see the instruction and system requirement to install Fortnite. I am trying to install on the kids version,using my account,got all the way through,ready to install and even though the install button is still orange when I tap it nothing happens!
Loading PlayStore or Android apps is a little laggy but acceptable. Thanks for the excellent tutorial. For those of you that have done this could you get Snapseed to work on it? Yes, I see most of the apps from Google PlayStore work with this setup. We have tested the SanpSeed app and it works well. Ok, now that I have done it thanks! It depends on what you want to use in the future. If you want to depend on Google PlayStore, then update apps from there. I had this problem and solved it by going back to each of the APK files in Docs, tapped each one and was given the option to update it, done it on all four APKs went back to the home page pressed the power button for a second to standby then opened the Fire again tapped Play store and it worked.
I just received the latest 64 gb Amazon Fire HD 10 yesterday, installed Google Play Store, and found that a number of apps I use need a regular android operating system. If you want full functionality go with a regular android tablet. Great, simple instructions on downloading the files.
Does this process usually take long? Any guidance is greatly appreciated! Thanks again for the article! Thank you very much. Might I suggest you change the last half of it. Instead of navigating to the downloads folder. Simply swipe down from the top to see the notifications. There you will see a download complete notification. Aaryn, Right, Notification will work as another quick option instead of navigating to download folder. We will update.
Please help. Worked perfect on my Fire HD 10 7th gen 5. TY so much, you made my new Tablet that much better with google play. What am I missing? Thanks in advance. Hi, ive been trying to download fir hours. Stacey, Your old fire tablet may need a different version of APK files. You can try an old version of APK file from there. This may be the reason for Parse error. I just say, just like the other guy that commented above, I should have known better, but I bought an Amazon HD 8 without thinking because I got such a great deal on it.
Then I go to install my favorite Android app…and I was so upset…but with a quick Google search i found this article and boom! You saved my purchase, brother! Thanks a million! You rock!!!. Just press the Download APK button. Play Store is now running and Waze is running. If you find any solution, we are glad to hear that.
Steve, thanks so much for the step by step guide.
This is a great step by step article that is so user-friendly that even I was able to install play store on my kindle! Thank you for helping this technology challenged girl. Thank you so much! Like Don, I also wanted a less extreme solution to using my new Kindle like my other Android devices. These were simple, easy to follow instructions and exactly what I needed. Thank you SO much for this!
Don, We are glad to help you and much appreciated for sharing your experience. This is going to encourage our team members to publish more helpful articles like this.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Thank you for the update. Great, simple instructions. The links made it so easy. This works for most apps, and works very well. This was a lifesaver. I got the same response when downloading the third of the 4 apks. Any suggestions.
Rooting your Fire tablet can grant you several benefits. For example, you can:. Due to these potential risks, you should back up your photos, music, and other important files by saving them to your Amazon Cloud Drive or transferring them to your PC before you attempt rooting.